The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 11 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 71 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.26% 18.21% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.93% 20.34% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 12
Average salary £67,500 £43,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.28% +49.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £61,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
272 349 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.18% 89.49% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 252 283 196
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) C#
4 24 (42.11%) .NET
4 24 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 23 (40.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
7 20 (35.09%) Oracle
8 18 (31.58%) Degree
8 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
9 17 (29.82%) Performance Management
9 17 (29.82%) Coaching
9 17 (29.82%) People Management
10 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
11 15 (26.32%) WCF
12 13 (22.81%) Project Management
13 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 11 (19.30%) Scrum
14 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (17.54%) Web Services
15 10 (17.54%) XML
15 10 (17.54%) Linux
16 9 (15.79%) Java
16 9 (15.79%) SQL
16 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
16 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
16 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
17 8 (14.04%) J2EE
17 8 (14.04%) JUnit
17 8 (14.04%) EJB

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 8 (14.04%) JUnit
4 6 (10.53%) Subversion
5 3 (5.26%) NUnit
5 3 (5.26%) MSTest
6 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
1 17 (29.82%) Development Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Senior Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) J2EE Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Senior Development Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Architect
4 4 (7.02%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.02%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (5.26%) Trainee Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Trainee
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Graduate
6 2 (3.51%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) .NET
2 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.32%) WCF
4 10 (17.54%) Web Services
4 10 (17.54%) XML
5 8 (14.04%) JSP
5 8 (14.04%) Struts
5 8 (14.04%) EJB
5 8 (14.04%) J2EE
5 8 (14.04%) Ajax
5 8 (14.04%) jQuery
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.77%) HTML
7 5 (8.77%) CSS
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.02%) WinForms
9 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.51%) WF
10 2 (3.51%) GTK+
10 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (29.82%) Performance Management
3 17 (29.82%) Coaching
3 17 (29.82%) People Management
4 13 (22.81%) Project Management
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Web Development
6 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.28%) MVC
8 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.53%) TDD
9 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (5.26%) CRM
11 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.51%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) Sun Certification
3 6 (10.53%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) Sun
4 3 (5.26%) Capita
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